Bofors scandal

Bofors to haunt Congress again, CBI asks officials to locate 'buried' files

Bofors to haunt Congress again, CBI asks officials to locate 'buried' files

The CBI is also planning to constitute a new team headed by a Joint Director-rank officer to re-investigate the Bofors case.

Oct 22, 2017, 08:22 AM IST
Bofors scam: CBI to probe possible sabotage angle by Rajiv government

Bofors scam: CBI to probe possible sabotage angle by Rajiv government

Private detective Michael Hershmam claimed Rajiv Gandhi was "furious" 

Oct 18, 2017, 15:54 PM IST
Fake, cheap Chinese spares supplied for India-made Bofors guns, says CBI FIR

Fake, cheap Chinese spares supplied for India-made Bofors guns, says CBI FIR

Besides Sidh Sales Syndicate, the CBI also registered a case against unidentified officials of the Guns Carriage Factory (GCF), Jabalpur, under criminal conspiracy, cheating and forgery for supplying fake and cheap China-made spares passing off as Made in Germany for Dhanush guns, the FIR alleged.

Jul 21, 2017, 19:46 PM IST
Defence Ministry nod to buy 145 ultra light howitzers from US

Defence Ministry nod to buy 145 ultra light howitzers from US

The howitzers that can be heli-lifted were first proposed to be bought from BAE about 10 years back.

Jun 25, 2016, 22:28 PM IST
Amitabh Bachchan says it took 25 painful years to emerge out of Bofors scandal

Amitabh Bachchan says it took 25 painful years to emerge out of Bofors scandal

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan on Thursday recalled Bofors controversy and said it took 25 years to emerge out of the scandal.

Apr 01, 2016, 12:24 PM IST
I am here to protect this nation from RSS, Narendra Modi: Rahul Gandhi

I am here to protect this nation from RSS, Narendra Modi: Rahul Gandhi

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and said he was here to protect the nation from them.

Aug 13, 2015, 13:36 PM IST

Pranab Mukherjee defends Bofors scam, says it was just a media trial

President Pranab Mukherjee has said that it has not been proven in any Indian court that the Bofors case was indeed a scandal. According to him, the Bofors 'scandal' was just a media trial.

May 26, 2015, 13:15 PM IST

Ottavio Quattrocchi a `ghost` created by BJP: Congress

Congress said Italian businessman Ottavio Quattrocchi was a "ghost" created by the BJP.

Jul 13, 2013, 22:22 PM IST

Ottavio Quattrocchi dies in Milan; end of Bofors saga?

Italian businessman Ottavio Quattrocchi has died of a heart attack, his family confirmed.

Jul 13, 2013, 21:08 PM IST

Chopper scam reminiscent of Bofors: Murli Manohar Joshi

Murli Manohar Joshi on Saturday said that the alleged kickbacks in the VVIP helicopter deal was reminiscent of the Bofors scandal.

Feb 16, 2013, 23:26 PM IST

`Italian connection makes chopper scam comparable to Bofors`

The BJP contended that the alleged "Italian" involvement made the USD 750 million VVIP chopper "scam" comparable to the Bofors gun scandal.

Feb 16, 2013, 22:10 PM IST

Army places orders for 100 howitzers

The Indian Army has placed orders
for 100 artillery guns with the Ordnance Factory Board after having failed to acquire even a single howitzer in over
two decades.

Feb 29, 2012, 20:05 PM IST

Court defers order in Quattrocchi case

A Delhi court on Saturday deferred the pronouncement of its order on a plea by an advocate opposing CBI`s move to withdraw the two-decade-old Bofors pay-off case against Italian businessman Ottavio Quattrocchi.

Aug 07, 2010, 16:05 PM IST